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Lumi Restaurant - CLOSED

963 Lexington Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10021-5112
+1 212-570-2335
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible17%
18 Feb 2013
“Lovely setting, average food and service”
28 Jan 2013
“Great little find”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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963 Lexington Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10021-5112
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Reviewed 18 February 2013

I ate here for the second time last night for dinner. My first time was for a business luncheon which was held up in their second-floor private dining room. This was my first time at Lumi for their regular dinner service. I was with one...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 28 January 2013

My sister and I ate here on our very first afternoon visiting New York for the first time. We were seated quickly and offered a wine list and menu straightaway. Both of us opted for light meals after a longhaul flight from Australia - I...More

1  Thank Annie1977Berridale
Reviewed 23 January 2013

A most cozy corner townhouse with an intimate bar. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming without the fuss of most East side restaurants. The service is polished and the cuisine classic with very nice presentation. There are cozy banquettes and tables are nicely spaced. There...More

Reviewed 23 January 2013

We visited Lumi, on the corner of Lexington & 70th, at 9:30pm on a Saturday night and should have taken it as a bad sign that there were only two other tables occupied. While we waited for our main course, we were served a few...More

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 3 January 2013

We've eaten here off and on over many years, and the food has been consistently very good. The ravioli with shiitakes is great, as is the fettucine with 2 types of sausage...the main change we've seen is the influx of Russian speakers on the staff....More

1  Thank Walt55
Reviewed 24 November 2012

We only went to Lumi tonight because it was convenient to where we are staying. We had hoped to go to Antonucci but couldn't get in. Having lived in NYC for over thirty years before moving, we have had a great deal of experience eating...More

Thank mkb0906
Reviewed 16 November 2012

We happened upon Lumi on our way back from the Met on 31 October. Our reservation at Balthazar had fallen through due to power outage in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, so we were pleased to see tables available at this delightful looking Italian restaurant....More

Thank Dove7_10
Reviewed 4 October 2012

We sort of lucked into finding this small neighborhood type restaurant and I am so glad I did. We were early for dinner, arounf 5pm, however, the service was excellent as well as the food being prepared just as we ask. Wonderful. We have found...More

Thank PenmanBelvidere_NJ
Reviewed 20 August 2012

I am surprised by the strongly worded negative reviews below. We dropped in for lunch last week after wandering in the New York swelter for a few blocks. We accosted a neighborhood resident on the street, and she recommended Lumi. We were the only patrons...More

1  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Went there for dinner on a Saturday night and the place wasn't as busy as I would have thought. The outside tables were full but there were still quite a few empty tables inside. We went to this restaurant due to their gluten free menu...More

Thank Amber M
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 963 Lexington Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10021-5112
    (70th Street)
  • Public Transportation: The 6 and F Subway trains and the M66, M96, M101, M102 and M103 buses.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-570-2335
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